Sharpstown High School



Sharpstown High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sharpstown High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 435
10 365
11 260
12 268

Sharpstown High School is a public high school of the Houston Independent School District located in Houston, TX. It has 1,328 students in grades 9th through 12th. Sharpstown High School is the 429th largest public high school in Texas and the 3,999th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.5 to 1.

Total Students: 1,328
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 75.77

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Sharpstown High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 715
(54%)
26,804
(51%)
 Female 613
(46%)
26,112
(49%)

Sharpstown High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 844
(64%)
30,434
(58%)
 Black 412
(31%)
13,541
(26%)
 White 33
(2%)
5,960
(11%)
 Asian 24
(2%)
2,305
(4%)
 Two or More 13
(1%)
435
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
143
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
98
(0%)

Sharpstown High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,079
(81%)
32,723
(62%)
 Not Eligible 161
(12%)
16,127
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 88
(7%)
4,066
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Sharpstown High School is ranked 187th out of 0 ranked schools in Texas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sharpstown High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (87.9%) is significantly higher than the state average of 53.4%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Sharpstown High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1834
2006 1685
2007 1528
2008 1455
2009 1254
2010 1275
2011 1277
2012 1328

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.1
2006 15.8
2007 15.1
2008 14.3
2009 15.3
2010 16.4
2011 18.7
2012 17.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.81297709923664
2006 0.59050445103858
2007 0.66819371727749
2008 0.69828178694158
2009 0.73125996810207
2010 0.64941176470588
2011 0.55833985904464
2012 0.87876506024096

Compare Sharpstown High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,418.4% 14.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,750.0% 17.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 53.4%
 
This School 87.9%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,328 17.5:1  
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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